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Even More SXSW: Events & Coverage From NPR Member Stations

It's that time of the year, when established acts and artists on the rise pack their equipment and make an annual mid-March voyage to Austin, TX.

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All Songs Considered; SXSW 2010

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In addition to NPR Music's coverage of this year's SXSW, several NPR Member stations from across the country will offer their own events and broadcasts. Check out what station hosts and shows are planning below, and remember to tune in.

And, in honor of SXSW, all times listed below are on Austin time (Central)!


KUT; Austin, TX

Austin's hometown Member station will host and broadcast four morning showcases at the Four Seasons Hotel March 14-17, and a rocking concert on March 16 at the SXSW Radio Day Stage at the Austin Convention Center. The full lineups are below; all sets will be broadcast on KUT 90.5. Tune in throughout the week for SXSW news and music.

For more details, updates and broadcast schedules, visit the KUT site here.

Full Showcase Schedule

Wednesday, March 14
7:00 am: Lost in the Trees
8:00 am: Grace Woodroofe
9:00 am: M. Ward
10:00 am: Cotton Mather

Thursday, March 15
7:00 am: Kat Edmonson
8:00 am: Ray Wylie Hubbard
9:00 am: Jimmy Cliff
10:00 am: Punch Brothers

Friday, March 16
7:00 am: Ruthie Foster
8:00 am: Motopony
8:55 am: James Mercer of the Shins
9:05 am: Trampled By Turtles
10:00 am: Nneka

Radio Day Stage, Austin Convention Center

4:00 pm: Blitzen Trapper
5:00 pm: Heartless Bastards

Saturday, March 17
8:00 am: Sons of Fathers
9:00 am: Glen Hansard
10:00 am: Justin Townes Earle
11:00 am: Nada Surf


KEXP; Seattle, WA

KEXP will broadcast live from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop, March 14-16. Additional details can be found at the KEXP site here.

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Live Broadcast Schedule

Wednesday, March 14
11:30 am: Howler
1:30 pm: The Barr Brothers
3:30 pm: Wussy
5:30 pm: Allen Stone
7:30 pm: Of Monsters and Men

Thursday, March 15
11:30 am: Imperial Teen
1:30 pm: The Wedding Present
3:30 pm: Choir of Young Believers
5:30 pm: Tennis
7:30 pm: Shearwater

Friday, March 16
11:30 am: Pickwick
1:30 pm: The War On Drugs
3:30 pm: JD McPherson
5:30 pm: The Men
7:30 pm: Youth Lagoon


KCRW; Los Angeles, CA

The station kicks off SXSW with two official showcases on March 14, open to anyone with a festival badge or wristband. After packing the SXSW Radio Day Stage at the Austin Convention Center, they head to Haven for an evening concert.

Details and updates are available at the KCRW Music Blog here.

Full Schedule

Wednesday, March 14

SXSW Radio Day Stage, Austin Convention Center

3:00 pm: Michael Kiwanuka
4:00 pm: Alabama Shakes
5:00 pm: HoneyHoney

KCRW Showcase, Haven (409B Colorado Street)

8:00 pm: Blood Orange
9:00 pm: Oberhofer
10:00 pm: Ki:Theory
11:00 pm: Kimbra
12:00 pm: Band of Skulls
1:00 am: Apparat


WXPN; Philadelphia, PA

The station that is home to World Café will broadcast live from the SXSW Radio Day Stage on March 15.

Full Schedule

Thursday, March 15
3:00 pm: The Lumineers
4:00 pm: Delta Spirit
5:00 pm: Father John Misty


WFUV; Bronx, NY

WFUV's Rita Houston and Alisa Ali will host a live broadcast from the SXSW Radio Day Stage (schedule below). During the festival, they'll also host video interviews from the Hotel San Jose, with such artists as Brendan Benson, Ben Howard, Cory Chisel and J.D. McPherson. Check WFUV.org for more.

Full Schedule

Friday, March 16
12:00 pm: Gary Clark Jr.
12:25 pm: Shearwater
1:15 pm: Punch Brothers


The Current; Minnesota

The Current will host the SXSW Radio Stage on March 15, with host Mark Wheat will interviewing each band. Andrea Swensson will also be blogging from SXSW about the local Minnesota acts taking Austin by storm, and big happenings from the festival.

Check out The Current page at Minnesota Public Radio's site here for details.

Full Schedule

Thursday, March 15
2:00 pm: Fanfarlo
3:00 pm: Ben Kweller


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